Alice Osborn

Write from the Inside Out

Four Steps You Need Before Self Publishing Your Book

Posted by on Aug 29, 2012

Four Steps You Need Before Self Publishing Your Book

Self publishing your book can be overwhelming, but if you think of your process in Four Easy Steps, you’ll be able to get through and even enjoy the journey!   Four Steps You Need Before Publishing Your Book Marketing/Publicity Cover Design Layout Editing/Proofreading Marketing/Publicity  When I was working on self publishing Right Lane Ends (Catawba, 2006) six years ago, I booked my...

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How Do You Book a Book Reading?

Posted by on Mar 19, 2012

How Do You Book a Book Reading?

Whether you’re an independent author (read self-published), or publish with a small press or are a poet whose name is not Billy Collins or Maya Angelou, you have to book your own signing gigs, much like independent musicians book theirs. Your publisher is too small to do it for you. How do you go about doing this? Well, today we’re going to discuss booking a gig in your own backyard with local...

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Guestpost: Sandra Moulin”I’m Published!”

Posted by on Jun 20, 2011

Guestpost: Sandra Moulin”I’m Published!”

Today we welcome Sandra Moulin of Wilmington, NC to my blog. Sandra and I first met in 2007 when I conducted a memoir workshop at Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh. As soon as I met her (or before from her emails) I knew she was a passionate, persistent writer–NOTHING was going to stand in the way of her publication journey. So here is her baby, Before and Laughter, her humorous memoir and here...

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Faking It Book Review

Posted by on Apr 25, 2011

Faking It Book Review

Book Review Faking It by Elisa Lorello My rating: 4 of 5 stars What happens when an uptight writing professor and an escort become friends? In Faking It, a romantic comedy novel, Andrea meets Devin and finds out! Thirty-four year old professor Andi Cutrone is suffering from a broken heart; she recently broke up with her fiancé and has moved back to Long Island to try to forget him and move on,...

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